Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A Licchavi maiden, daughter of a Nigaṇṭha and a Nigaṇṭhī.
She was sister to Saccaka. She was a great disputant, and, one day she and her sisters, Paṭācārā, Lola, and Avavādakā, engaged in a dispute with Sāriputta. Having been defeated, she joined the Order and became an Arahant. J.iii.1 f.